According to Entertainment Weekly writer Grady Smith they were. When some of his readers disagreed with his favorite country albums from 2013, he put together a video to prove his point.

On a YouTube Message he said:


“I hope country fans will stop settling for this derivative junk,”. “I love a dumb party song every once in a while (including some of these!), but when they’re the only flavor available, they get old very, very fast.”


Check out the video.

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